• 3 surprising ways humans are still evolving

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Evolution gave humanity powerful brains, flat feet, and opposable thumbs. But it's not through with us yet. From drinking milk to fending off disease, humans are still evolving new traits that help us survive and thrive in a changing world. Following is a transcript of the video.
    On the outside, it may seem like we haven't changed much from our early ancestors. But take a closer look and you'll discover that humans are still evolving in some fascinating new ways.
    HOLDING YOUR BREATH
    The average person can hold their breath for 30 seconds. But Bajau people in Southeast Asia can hold it up...
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  • Enhanced 3-D imaging poised to advance treatments for brain diseases

    2 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Researchers have developed a combination of commercially available hardware and open-source software, named PySight, which improves rapid 2-D and 3-D imaging of the brain and other tissues. By seamlessly enabling integration of the fastest 3-D imaging solution available today, the advance in microscopy could help scientists to better understand brain dynamics and discover new treatments for health problems such as stroke, epilepsy and dementia.
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